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Western Canada Aviation Museum: New de Havilland Tiger Moth Ready for Delivery

The first of 25 Tiger Moths ordered by the Department of National Defence for the Royal Canadian Air Force was test flown at the de Havilland Aerodrome during Christmas week. These aircraft are equipped for interchangeability of wheels, skis and floats. The majority of them may be first operated on skis, since the first machine […]

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Western Canada Aviation Museum: Remembering Canadian Victoria Cross Recipients

This Remembrance Day we pay tribute to seven Canadian airmen from WW l and WW ll who received the Victoria Cross for bravery, self-sacrifice, and extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy. Pilot biographies, photos, artwork and model aircraft will be displayed. Display is in the front lobby from November 11, 2013. […]

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Western Canada Aviation Museum: Mystery of Two Racoons

The April, 1933 edition of Canadian Airways Limited’s bulletin included a story about a couple of raccoons that escaped their cage as they awaited their flight. It’s a mystery as to how the raccoons got out of their cage and those responsible could not explain the occurrence either. The article does not explain the flight […]